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Auckland Council Opposes Blanket Speed Limit Increases – Prefers Safety

Following presentations by Bike Auckland, Brake, and the Australasian College of Road Safety, we’re very pleased that Auckland Council maintained its commitment to keeping tamariki (children) safe and voted to formally oppose the Speed Rule. The Central Government will still have the final say on how they proceed with the Speed Rule – and it’s important they hear from you by midnight on July 11.

New Zealanders Mourn the Future Fallen

Bike Auckland and Cycling Action Network held memorial ceremonies in Auckland and Wellington today to Mourn the Future Fallen. The Future Fallen are lives that will be cut short or ruined by traffic incidents.

Speed Rule Quickfire – what, why and how to have your say

Transport Minister Simeon Brown’s proposed new “Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits Rule 2024”, often called the Draft Speed Rule, will make streets more dangerous, increase congestion, and increase emissions. Bike Auckland is urging you to voice your opposition to the draft Speed Rule by Thursday, 11 July.

Listen to Auckland’s children and keep safe speed limits

Children prefer cycling and walking, but most of their travel time is in a car. They can’t drive, they can’t vote and they have most to lose.

Government to scrap safer speeds

Transport Minister Simeon Brown has announced that safer speeds, including those around schools, will be reversed. 

Make your vote count – General Elections 2023

It’s less than a week until voting opens which means now is the time to have a look at which of the political parties will consider safer streets, flourishing communities, […]

Katoa, Ka Ora; support safer streets around schools

I was lucky to have the joy of cycling to kura (school) with my friends. I have such happy memories from those journeys, and I stayed active and healthy because […]

Safer speeds – and not a moment too soon!

Consultation is open until 31 March 2019 on a new Speed Management Bylaw that will give Auckland Transport the power to set safe and appropriate speeds across the city. Bike […]

Slow and steady wins the race in Herne Bay

Over the last couple of years, the new Urban Cycleway Fund has begun to deliver big, eye-catching, protected and dedicated cycleways like Lightpath, Quay Street and Glen Innes to Tamaki Drive. But urban […]

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